1942 - 13 Chapters
Based on a real radio show in which unsolved crimes were reenacted in the
hope of catching the criminals. However, the only thing this serial took from
the "Gang Busters" radio show was the call signal and the title.
Detective Lt.Bill Bannister has the assignment to run down an unknown
gang of terrorists spreading a net of crime over the city. Aiding him is
Detective Tim Nolan, news photographer Vicki Logan and reporter Happy
Haskins. Bill finds that the gang's leader is a mysterious Professor Mortis
and the gang is made up of known criminals officially listed in the police
records as dead. Each has become of member of Mortis' "League of Murdered Men"
after seemingly committing suicide by hanging while on death row...
Kent Taylor ... Det. Lt. Bill Bannister
Irene Hervey ... Vicky Logan
Ralph Morgan ... Dr. Clayton Maxton, alias Prof. Mortis
Robert Armstrong ... Det. Tim Nolan
Richard Davies ... Happy Haskins, reporter
Joseph Crehan ... Police Chief Martin O'Brien
George Watts ... Mayor Hansen
Ralf Harolde ... Henchman Halliger
John Gallaudet ... Henchman Wilkinson
William Haade ... Mike Taboni
Victor Zimmerman ... Ted Lane, alias Barnard
George J. Lewis ... Joey Morrison, alias Mason
John Berkes ... Mr. Grub
Pat O'Malley ... Police Chemist Crandall
1. The League of Murdered Men
2. The Death Plunge
3. Murder Blockade
4. Hangman's Noose
5. Man Under Cover
6. Under Crumbling Walls
7. The Water Trap
8. Murder by Proxy
9. Gang Bait
11.Wanted at Headquarters
12.The Long Chance
13.Law and Order
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Your Serial comes on a DVD-R in
a Paper Protective Sleeve with Color
Artwork on the DVD.
Please keep in mind that this movie is of
very good quality for its age, but is over 75 years old.
This is Not HD quality and may not look that great on your large
flat screen TV.
This Classic Serial is in the Public
Date of release:
March 31, 1942
Date entered public domain: Jan 1, 1971